Venue for Hire

Nature’s Retreat Centre ia a venue to hire for retreats, workshops, trainings, meditation courses, yoga, tai chi, nature/permaculture activities, cookery classes etc. Facilities include a beautiful indoor group room in the main house and a wonderfully atmospheric outdoor yurt, a round space with traditionally bentwood frame, 22ft in diameter, fully insulated with a wood burning stove, and a sprung wooden floor. There is also a therapy room available and retreatants are able to make use of a lovely farmhouse kitchen.

Yoga classes by arrangement can be included, taught by a Glastonbury-based teacher.

Group room or yurt (in the garden). Daily rate £80, which includes evening use. £90 for over 10 participants. Without evening use, it is £10 less.

Group room and yurt together: daily rate £90, which includes evening use. £100 for over 10 participants. Without evening, use it is £10 less.

Weekend rate for group room (Friday late afternoon to Sunday 6pm) is £160. £180 for over 10 participants.

Use of group room and yurt combined: weekend rate is £180. £200 for over 10 persons.

These prices include refreshments in the tea breaks.

£10 per meal per group for use of kitchen facilities, which includes teas. Please enquire if you wish to cook and provide meals as it will require special arrangements.

Morning use of group room or yurt is £30. £35 for over 10 participants. 9 am – 1 pm.

Afternoon use of group room or yurt is £30. £35 for over 10 participants. 2pm – 6pm

Evening rate is £20. (Can be reduced to £15). 7pm – 9.30pm.

All rates are negotiable for smaller groups.

B&B costs are £30 per person. If a double or twin room is booked by a single person during a workshop it costs £38.

To book the Venue please contact us.
It is important to add, that due to the proximity of the neighbouring properties and village, noise/sound has to be kept to a reasonable level.


One day, weekend or 3-5 days group bookings. The retreat centre is also available as a b & b for longer stays and personal retreats at reduced rates for workshop participants.  A charming house, predominantly white with large windows, a conservatory and lots of light.


A spacious workshop room with a wooden floor and a view of and access to the garden via patio doors. Ideal for physical activities such yoga, tai chi or group get togethers around a log fire for lectures, film showings or workshops.


A lovely 22ft Mongolian style yurt, fully insulated with wood burning stove, two doors, sprung wooden floor.  Suitable for up to 12 people doing yoga and comfortable chairs available for other types of workshop.


An astrology workshop being held in the yurt in November 2016.

Large attractive kitchen dining area, always warm  and inviting.  Seating for 10 persons but up to 18 is possible.

Therapy Room

A healing room where a variety of therapies are on offer by prearrangement:  massage, cranio-sacral, shiatsu.

2.3 acre garden with trees of great beauty, woodland paths providing privacy, a beautiful mature black walnut tree, vegetable garden, a tennis court, a meadow with orchids, lawns and shrubs.


The group room can also function as a relaxing living room space, featuring a splendid fireplace.


A photo of the yurt in the bluebell season 2016.

Staying at Nature’s Retreat Centre
Accommodation consists of a single room, two twins, a double with a futon as well, and a room with two bunk beds – giving a capacity of 8 retreat guests and a group facilitator.    There are two bathrooms each with a shower and loo, and there is a toilet next to the Group room.
It would be possible to accommodate two or more participants in a nearby B & B and camping could be considered. There is seating capacity for 18 at meal times, and seating can be provided for up to 25 persons in the Group room.

Mainly organic breakfasts: cereals, fruit juices, toast, dried and fresh fruit, herbal, black teas and coffees are provided.

Parking for four to six cars is available in our drive, otherwise please park in Butleigh village, but not in the Church Carpark as it is private.